Category Archives: Leadership

Deadline Extended: Undergraduate Research Leaders Program

The application deadline for the Undergraduate Research Leaders program has been extended! The application is now due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 16.

Undergraduate Research Leaders serve a central role in connecting undergraduates to support services of the URP. The goal of the Undergraduate Research Leaders program is to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As an Undergraduate Research Leader, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers!

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Apply to United UW

Behind each cherry blossom is a journey, and behind each face is a story. Oftentimes we focus on sharing our achievements and success, but rarely do we ever talk about the steps and obstacles we took to get here. At Unite UW, the focus is on building a family through story-telling. Every story holds a merit, no matter how big or small. Together, cry and smile through this 7-week cultural exchange experience. So what is your story?

Apply at by 9am on 3/25 (Monday)

New Student Designed Living Learning Communities

Do you have a vision to build and engage a community here at the UW?

UW Housing & Food Services is looking for student proposals for Student Designed Living Learning Communities to host in HFS apartments for the 2019-20 Academic Year! These communities are focused on specific identities or interests, and allow students to live in an environment featuring year-long collaboration and mentorship. If you’re interested in learning how to design and propose your own Living Learning Community, attend one of the following information sessions:

  • Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00pm & 7:45pm in Alder Commons, Room 106
  • Wednesday, December 5th at 7:00pm & 7:45pm in Madrona Hall, Room 311
  • Thursday, December 6th at 7:00pm & 7:45pm in the HUB, Room 238

Apply now to join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

Help advance the Husky Seed Fundan award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW.  Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.

What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? What would inspire students to create such a project and apply for funding?  You be the judge!

The Provost’s Office will provide the funding, basic structure and guidance for HESAC members to lead and advance the Husky Seed Fund.  In work groups, members will: gain program management, leadership, and financial management skills; help fellow Huskies by shaping how dollars impact their ideas; and receive coaching from Provost’s Office staff on how to include this experience on a resume, talk about it in person and apply lessons learned and skills gained going forward.

Apply here:

Deadline:   5:00 p.m., October 23, 2018 

Apply for the Husky Seed Fund: Deadline April 11th!

Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund!
Pair your ideas with funds to shape the Husky Experience!

The brand-new Husky Seed Fund, created by students for students, is accepting proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the student experience for all. Your idea could become reality with a seed funding award of up to $5000, with average awards in the $1,000 to $3,000 range. Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by May 12, 2017. Now is your chance to develop leadership and team building while creating something truly unique for your fellow Huskies!

 Winning projects will be: Inclusive, Impactful and Practical.  What change would YOU like to see at the UW?  What could YOU do with some seed funding to make it happen?  See application ( for more details.

 Who, How & When – Application details

  • Dream up your project and submit an initial application by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016.
  • All UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students at the Seattle campus are eligible to apply.
  • Projects can be submitted by individuals or teams based on the project scope.
  • The Husky Seed Fund is a pilot program starting at the Seattle campus and was developed by the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council (HESAC), a group sponsored by the UW Provost’s Office. HESAC will select semi-finalists and awardees.
  • Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by Friday, May 12, 2017.
  • Semi-finalists will be contacted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and invited to submit additional information and interview with HESAC members in consideration of an award.
  • Note: This is not a scholarship.  Funding goes to bringing your project idea to life.

 Apply here:

Deadline: 5pm, Monday, April 11, 2016

 Questions? Contact HESAC members at

More information is at (


Husky Seed Fund

2016 Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowship – Deadline April 1, 2016

The Bullitt Foundation will start accepting applications for the Bullitt Environmental Fellowship on January 1, 2016. Each year, one outstanding graduate student from a university located in the Pacific Northwest or British Columbia is selected for this prestigious award of $100,000, distributed over two years. The Fellowship was established in 2007 to honor Priscilla Bullitt Collins, the late chair of the Bullitt Foundation who donated her time, energy and money working for the public good.

Candidates must have a strong academic record, a demonstrated capacity for leadership, the promise of emerging as an environmental leader, and a faculty member nomination. Students of color, those who come from a disadvantaged background, or who have overcome significant hardship are highly encouraged to apply for this award.

Please help us spread this announcement widely by sharing with your colleagues and encourage any graduate candidate student with the desired qualities to submit an application by April 1, 2016. More information, FAQ’s, and application instructions can be found on our website.

NASA Opportunities

2. 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP)
3. 2016 Marshall Faculty Fellow Program
1. NASA MARTI offers an intense, integrated, multidisciplinary opportunity for students with career aspirations in the national aeronautics or aerospace enterprise. The MARTI experience helps prepare aspiring young professionals for employment by providing opportunities for direct science and engineering experience with an awareness of the complex managerial, political, financial, social, and human issues faced by current and future aerospace programs.
Experience an Integrated systems, multidisciplinary, team-based aerospace research environment
10 – 12 weeks in duration, four NASA centers participate (Ames, Armstrong, Glenn and Langley)
US Citizen; at least 18 years of age; minimum GPA of 3.2; engineering or related discipline majors; junior – second year grad school level of study
Applications open only at  through February 16, 2016.  Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance in March, 2016. 
Student housing and an allowance for travel/food expenses will be provided.
Depending on the NASA Center, MARTI programs begin late May-mid June and conclude in early to mid August.
*MARTI is a research program, sponsored by the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. As with all NASA research programs, MARTI is subject to available federal funds.  MARTI is not posted on OSSI.
For more information, visit  Questions about MARTI may be directed to Dr. Liz Ward, 
Dr. Elizabeth B. Ward
Aeronautics Research Directorate
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA  23681
phone:  757-864-7638
2. 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP)
NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting applications from full-time, qualified STEM faculty in accredited US colleges and universities, inclusive of Minority Serving Institutions, for the summer 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP). The ten-week Fellowship will begin on Monday, June 6, and end on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The Fellowship is open to US citizens. Under-represented and under-served faculty members, as well as, faculty from US Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), are encouraged to apply. The complete application for the 2016 program implementation is accessible from:
The application closes on Monday, February 1, 2016.
Laura A. Stacko
Program Manager
NASA/Ohio Space Grant Consortium
22800 Cedar Point Road
Cleveland, OH  44142
Telephone Number:  (440) 962-3032
Fax Number: (440) 962-3057
Email Address:
Web Address:
3. 2016 Marshall Faculty Fellow Program
The Marshall Space Flight Center is offering Faculty Fellowships for qualified STEM faculty at U.S. colleges and universities to conduct research with NASA colleagues during a ten-week residential program in Huntsville, Alabama.
Faculty Fellows will receive stipends of $15,000 (Assistant Professor, Research Faculty), $17,000 (Associate Professor), or $19,000 (Professor).
A relocation allowance of $1,500 will be provided to those fellows who live more than fifty miles from MSFC and a $500 travel supplement for one round-trip.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who hold full-time teaching or research appointments at accredited U.S. universities or colleges. During the ten-week program, fellows are required to conduct their research onsite at the Marshall Space Flight Center.

Journal of Young Investigators is Hiring

Winter Hiring is Open

Journal of Young Investigators (JYI) is seeking motivated students to join our staff!

As an academic semester comes to a close, JYI takes this opportunity to search for new, enthusiastic staff members to join our growing scientific journal. Previously funded by the National Science Foundation, JYI is an independent, peer-reviewed, online science journal that is managed entirely by and for undergraduate students from across the world. We are looking forward to the new submissions that have been written and polished during fall semester, but we need more staff members to help! This is where you come in:

JYI is seeking motivated undergraduate students to fill several different roles within our organization. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit, open access science journal dedicated to expanding publication access and experience to undergraduate students. Our staff is made up entirely of undergraduate students, with assistance of faculty and professional mentors. All of our staff receive training in the department of their position, which may include corporate management, science writing, journalism, editing, finance management, and programming.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Associate Editor- Biology and Medical Sciences
  • Associate Editor- Physical Sciences and Mathematics
  • Associate Editor- Psychology and Social Sciences
  • Journalist
  • Science and Career Center Editor
  • Programmer/Webmaster

For more information and application, please visit

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me!

Deborah Park, Chief Communications Officer
Journal of Young Investigators